Morocco

March 4, 2004

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Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) has signed a contract with Al-Hamad Contracting Company for the Engineering and Construction (EPC) for the construction of Phase One in the first quarter of 2004.  Tota

March 3, 2004

02:00 GMT

رفض نائب الرئيس الامريكى ديك تشينى الليلة الماضية التهكنات القائلة إنه من المحتمل أن ينظر الرئيس جورج دبلبو بوش فى استبداله كنائب له على تذكرته في انت

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Morocco and the United States concluded a free-trade agreement yesterday designed to remove tariff barriers and open markets to industries, farmers and consumers in both countries.

March 1, 2004

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Morocco’s communication minister and government spokesman, Nabil Benabdellah, denied Monday news report by a Moroccan newspaper that the al Hoceima re

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Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, officially opened Monday the Ras Al Khaimah branch of the Abu Dhabi Secu

February 29, 2004

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President Jean-Bertrand Aristide may seek asylum in the north African country of Morocco.  Aristide left Haiti on Sunday, bowing to pressure from a re

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US President Bush expressed condolences on behalf of the American people to Morocco's King Mohamed VI and the people of Morocco following the earthquake in Al-Hoceima on February 12, 2004.  According

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Senior representatives from Iraqi ministries will meet with World Bank and United Nations (UN) officials and major donors to the International Reconstruction Fund Facility from Iraq February 28 to 29

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Dubai Islamic Bank has reported a 25 percent increase in net profit for 2003 with earnings reaching 751 million Emirati dirhams ($204 million) compared to Dh 601 million for 2002.

February 26, 2004

02:00 GMT

The United States is providing emergency aid for the victims of Tuesday's earthquake in Morocco, the State Department announced Thursday.

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After winning the BBC Radio 3 World Music Award for best singer in the Middle East and North Africa category, Iraqi singer Kathem El Saher will travel to England to receive his prize at a special even

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Capital Intelligence has affirmed Morocco's long- and short-term foreign currency ratings at BB and B, respectively. The rating agency also assigned a long-term local currency rating of BBB- and a sho

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Iraq's estimated gross external debt of $120 billion is clearly unsustainable, according to a new <i>Fitch Ratings</i> report. It will be necessary for all creditors to grant significant debt reductio

February 25, 2004

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Algeria is sending its first team of rescuers toward the disaster areas in Morocco following Tuesday's earthquake. Two aftershocks, measuring 3.9 and

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The United Nations is confident a "broad spectrum" of Iraqis agree that elections are impossible before the June 30 transfer of sovereignty to a caret